If you have a bit more time, this tour adds the Mayan site of Tikal to the Guatemala Express itinerary.
Day 1. Guatemala City – Antigua
Arrival at Aurora International Airport Guatemala City.
An OTG-representative will be waiting for you at the exit of the airport to take you by private shuttle to your hotel In La Antigua Guatemala. Approximate duration of transfer : 50 minutes.
Day 2. Antigua – Chichicastenango – Lake Atitlán
After breakfast depart along the Interamerican Highway for the Guatemala Highlands. The colorful market in Chichicastenango attracts venders and buyers from the entire Highland region. Stroll through hundreds of stands and visit the Santo Thomas church.
After lunch we drive to Panajachel, situated at the edge of Lake Atitlán. During the final descend from Solola to Panajachel, experience amazing views of Lake Atitlán.
Day 3. Lake Atitlán
After breakfast board a private lancha for a daytour of the lake. We visit 3 of the 12 villages surrounding the lake. We start in San Juan La Laguna, famous for its coffee plantations and handmade traditional textiles. Afterwards we will visit Santiago Atitlan where we try to locate Maximon. Lunch in Santiago Atitlán. Afternoon visit of San Antonio Palopo. Return to Panajachel in late afternoon.
Day 4. Lake Atitlán – Flores (Petén region)
Breakfast in our hotel. Afterwards we prepare for the transfer to La Antigua where we will have lunch in an small open-air café. After lunch short ride to Guatemala City Airport for the afternoon flight to Flores. Transfer to our hotel overlooking the Petén-Itza lake.
Day 5. Tikal
Morning visit of the most important archeological Mayan site in Guatemala.
The Tikal site forms part of the 575 square kilometer National Park Tikal and is enclosed by vast and pristine rainforest. The jungle with a never-ending variety of trees, plants and wildlife is as impressive as the temples and sculptures.
Lunch in the park.
Afternoon transfer to the airport of Flores for domestic flight to Guatemala City.
Transfer to hotel in La Antigua.
Day 6. Antigua – Guatemala City
Transfer from your hotel to the International Airport in Guatemala City.